[vcf-midatlantic] "Go fuck yourselves" :)

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 09:33:25 EST 2017


Ahhh, you Luddite. Go f* yourself :-)

On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 9:20 AM Evan Koblentz <evan at vcfed.org> wrote:

> Sorry Dean, it only counts if you wish for me to go fuck myself in person.
>
> On Dec 9, 2017 9:17 AM, "Dean Notarnicola" <dnotarnicola at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Why wait, when we have the miracle of technology to enable us to tell
>> everyone instantaneously using a plethora of communications channels.
>> Spread the greeting far and wide!
>>
>> On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 9:12 AM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>
>>> You can't not take this as a joke!
>>>
>>> I hope everyone remembers the Festivus tradition we started last year:
>>> the
>>> official VCF holiday greeting is to shake someone's hand, look them in
>>> the
>>> eye, and say, "Go fuck yourself" with a smile.
>>>
>>> So, in the spirit of Festivus, I hope everyone go fucks themselves this
>>> year.
>>>
>>> I look forward to everyone getting here today, shaking my hand, and
>>> telling
>>> me to go fuck myself, too! It would mean so much to me.
>>>
>>> Happy Festivus and safe travels (sincerely).
>>>
>>> Go fuck yourselves,
>>> Evan
>>>
>>> On Dec 9, 2017 12:17 AM, "Evan Koblentz" <evan at vcfed.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Festivus eve is concluded.
>>>
>>> Hoping you all can stay safe and still manage to get here this weekend.
>>>
>>> The original plan was to open tomorrow at noon. Scratch that! Show up in
>>> the morning if you want. Some of us will be here. If the gate is still
>>> locked when you arrive, then call me: 646-546-9999 <(646)%20546-9999>
>>> <(646)%20546-9999>.
>>>
>>> On Dec 8, 2017 10:14 PM, "Evan Koblentz" <evan at vcfed.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> > Eight people are here, anyone else arriving tonight?
>>> >
>>> > On Dec 8, 2017 9:12 PM, "David Riley" <fraveydank at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> Me too, I just finished cooking it! :-)
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> - Dave
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> On Dec 8, 2017, at 20:05, Evan Koblentz <evan at vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >> Hope you can make it ... you have the pasta :)
>>> >>
>>> >> On Dec 8, 2017 7:52 PM, "David Riley" <fraveydank at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >>> Speaking of snow, my in-laws are making rumblings about possibly not
>>> >>> coming to watch the kids while I'm away, in which case I won't be
>>> able to
>>> >>> make it because it's my wife's busy season. They haven't decided
>>> anything
>>> >>> yet and probably won't until the morning, but I figure advance
>>> warning
>>> >>> would probably be a good idea. I hope to see you all tomorrow!
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>> - Dave
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>> > On Dec 8, 2017, at 19:09, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>>> >>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> >>> >
>>> >>> > Six people are here already! All are welcome for celebrating
>>> Festivus
>>> >>> Eve.
>>> >>> >
>>> >>> > On Dec 8, 2017 1:29 PM, "Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic" <
>>> >>> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> >>> >
>>> >>> >> Awesome! It's great how she can support us!
>>> >>> >>
>>> >>> >> Here's the latest on the snow prediction:
>>> >>> >> http://www.nj.com/weather/index.ssf/2017/12/6_inches_of_
>>> >>> >>
>>> snow_could_fall_in_nj_saturday.html#incart_2box_nj-homepage-featured
>>> >>> >>
>>> >>> >> On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 1:15 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic
>>> <
>>> >>> >> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> >>> >>
>>> >>> >>> Good news. Joy (person in charge of the sleeping area) brought
>>> over a
>>> >>> >> large
>>> >>> >>> amount of extra sheets, towels, pillows, sleeping bags, etc. for
>>> >>> whomever
>>> >>> >>> needs it this weekend.
>>> >>> >>>
>>> >>> >>>> On Dec 8, 2017 12:29 PM, "Evan Koblentz" <evan at vcfed.org>
>>> wrote:
>>> >>> >>>>
>>> >>> >>>> Update .... I'll be available to let people into the
>>> party/sleeping
>>> >>> >> area
>>> >>> >>>> as of 4:00 this afternoon.
>>> >>> >>>>
>>> >>> >>>>> On Dec 8, 2017 10:19 AM, "Evan Koblentz" <evan at vcfed.org>
>>> wrote:
>>> >>> >>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>> Hey everyone.
>>> >>> >>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>> I urge you all to take Jeff's advice: allow extra time for your
>>> >>> trip,
>>> >>> >> or
>>> >>> >>>>> come up this evening if you can. The latest forecast says 4-5
>>> >>> inches
>>> >>> >> in
>>> >>> >>> *
>>> >>> >>>>> other * parts of NJ but only 2-3 inches at the museum. Safety
>>> is
>>> >>> >> always
>>> >>> >>>>> priority #1. But if you can still get here then I'd assert snow
>>> >>> only
>>> >>> >>> adds
>>> >>> >>>>> to the Festivus tradition! :) Also there is plenty of space for
>>> >>> more
>>> >>> >>> people
>>> >>> >>>>> to stay Saturday night if you want to wait until roads are
>>> clearer
>>> >>> >>> Sunday
>>> >>> >>>>> before leaving.
>>> >>> >>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>> Be safe and I can't wait to see you all!
>>> >>> >>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>> On Dec 8, 2017 9:37 AM, "Brian Schenkenberger via
>>> vcf-midatlantic"
>>> >>> <
>>> >>> >>>>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> >>> >>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>>> Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic writes:
>>> >>> >>>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>>>> So the current forecast for our area has predicted 3 inches
>>> of
>>> >>> snow
>>> >>> >> in
>>> >>> >>>>>>> InfoAge's area. It will be starting around 10am and
>>> accumulate
>>> >>> over
>>> >>> >> a
>>> >>> >>>>>>> few hours. This could change to more or less.
>>> >>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>>>> The party is still going forward as planned. Everyone is
>>> >>> encouraged
>>> >>> >> to
>>> >>> >>>>>>> use their best judgment as to their safety in driving to
>>> >>> Festivus.
>>> >>> >> If
>>> >>> >>>>>>> you do drive, then take it slow. Leaving early is greatly
>>> >>> encouraged
>>> >>> >>> as
>>> >>> >>>>>>> well.
>>> >>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>>>> Evan will be staying there Friday night for anyone wanting to
>>> >>> come
>>> >>> >>>>>>> earlier and stay Friday night is welcome. Please send me a
>>> >>> private
>>> >>> >>> reply
>>> >>> >>>>>>> to let me know that you will be arriving earlier.
>>> >>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>>>> If you decide not to come, then let me know that as well.
>>> >>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>>>> http://www.nj.com/weather/index.ssf/2017/12/revised_forecas
>>> >>> >>>>>> t_calls_for_3_to_4_inches_of_snow_i.html#incart_2box_nj-home
>>> >>> >>>>>> page-featured
>>> >>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>>>> Also keep in mind that we will still be there Sunday until
>>> >>> around 5
>>> >>> >> or
>>> >>> >>>>>>> 6pm.
>>> >>> >>>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>>> This weekend?  I'd penned in next weekend.  Oops.
>>> >>> >>>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>>>
>>> >>> >>>>>>
>>> >>> >>>
>>> >>> >>
>>> >>>
>>> >>
>>>
>>



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